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Refugees/POWs; VE Day in London; postwar Nuremberg

Film | Accession Number: 2000.620.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2195 | Film ID: 2259

Railroad. Entrance to bunkers. Piles of ammunition near Leipzig (wired to blow all the ammunition when captured by the Americans). Sign: "Munitionsabhol = kommandos hier melden." CU of German eagle with swastika. Tanks. Liberated Russian POWs waving at camera. German POWs guarded by US soldiers. Repatriated English soldiers. French refugees walking down road. German prisoners enter POW cage, march across shallow river. 01:22:13 Sir Winston Churchill in his office. Saluting crowd from car. LS of Big Ben. Crowd on streets of London, running towards passing car, waving flags. British soldier (David Nievens) in uniform (signing autograph). Members of Parliament leaving Westminster Abbey. Crowd. Group of victorious on top of cart, yelling at camera (no sound). Newsboy selling papers: GERMANY SURRENDERS. Soldiers reading newspaper (staged). Crowds marching in streets. 01:29:33 Slate reads, "East of Nuremberg." American convoy passing camera. CU, sign of Nuremberg. German civilians gathered outside shop; watching American convoy cross makeshift bridge. CUs, group of German refugees passing by.

Event Date
April 13-17, 1945
Nuremberg, Germany
London, England
Leipzig, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:59:04
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